“Barry” will shortly reach its destination.
The HBO dramedy will end after its upcoming fourth season, the network confirmed in a press release on Tuesday. The show stars its creator Bill Hader as a hitman chasing a career as an actor in Los Angeles.
Hader, who is also a writer, director, and executive producer, said in a statement, “It’s been a wonderful adventure making this show, and it’s bittersweet that the story has come to its inevitable conclusion.
On March 7, a Season 4 teaser trailer was released.
Season 4 premiere dates for “Barry”
The eighth and final season, which has eight episodes, begins with two new episodes on April 16 and adds a new episode every Sunday after that until the May 28 series finale.
After three masterful seasons of “Barry,” senior vice president of HBO and HBO Max Comedy Programming Amy Gravitt added in a statement: “We are thrilled for audiences to see the dramatic, complex, and funny end to Barry Berkman’s narrative. Working with this incredibly brilliant group, which includes Bill Hader, Alec Berg, Aida Rodgers, and the entire outstanding cast and crew, has been a delight.
Bill Hader and Henry Winkler have received honours for “Barry.”
For his portrayal of the show’s eccentric acting coach Gene Cousineau, Henry Winkler won an Emmy in 2018 for best supporting actor in a comedy series. For his work on the programme, Hader also received Emmy Awards in 2018 and 2019 for outstanding lead actor in a comedy series.
Stephen Root plays Monroe Fuches in “Barry,” Sarah Goldberg plays Sally, and Anthony Carrigan plays Noho Hank.